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2016 Mazda Mazda3

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2016 i Sport 4dr Sedan
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Price:   -  From $17,845
2016 i Sport 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $18,545
2016 i Touring 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $20,045
2016 i Touring 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $20,745
2016 i Grand Touring 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $22,545
2016 i Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $23,245
2016 s Grand Touring 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $24,745
2016 s Touring 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $24,795
2016 s Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $25,445
2016 s Touring 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $25,495
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The Mazda3 is a key part of Mazda's identity as a maker of cars that are as enjoyable to drive as they are practical to use and pleasant to own. In a market glutted with competent but soulless compacts, the Mazda3's style and moves make it a clear winner.

What's New for 2016

The SV trim level has been dropped; to compensate, pricing for the Sport has been cut by $600. A rearview camera is now standard on all Mazda3s and new option packages are available on the i Sport and Touring lines.

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Choosing Your Mazda Mazda3

The Mazda3 is a compact front-drive sedan or hatchback powered by a four-cylinder engine, but the goodness lies in the details behind that description. Those compact dimensions contain, respectively, one of the most attractive sedans and one of the most intriguingly proportioned hatchbacks on the market. That four-cylinder engine is among the most advanced currently available; Mazda's SkyActiv technology mixes excellent fuel economy with respectable output and a wonderfully eager attitude. And while other manufacturers pursue the blandest possible suspension tuning, Mazda prioritizes responsiveness and feel while still retaining plenty of civility and good manners.

Quick notes to help organize a lengthy trim-level matrix:

  • A Mazda3 i is powered by the 155-horsepower 2-liter motor, an s by the 184-horsepower 2.5-liter.
  • EPA mileage estimates are 29 mpg (manual) or 30 mpg (auto) city/41 mpg highway (either) for the i and 25 mpg/37 mpg (manual) or 28 mpg/39 mpg (automatic) for the s.
  • The five-door in any level is $700 more than its four-door equivalent.
  • An automatic transmission is a $1050 option on any trim level across the range except for the s Touring, where it is standard.
  • Delivery adds $820 to the MSRP shown ($865 if you live in Alaska).

The Mazda3 lineup includes five trim levels split between the i and s versions. Quoted MSRPs are for the sedan with manual transmission except for the auto-only s Touring.

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i Sport

The i Sport ($17,845) starts off with an impressive list of standard features including pushbutton start, a tilt-and-telescoping steering column, a touchscreen to control the sound system, which includes HD radio and Pandora compatibility, and Bluetooth.

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i Touring

The i Touring ($21,095) adds 16-inch alloy wheels; upgraded body trim; a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shifter and brake-lever grip; blind-spot monitoring; and a sunroof.

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i Grand Touring

The i Grand Touring ($22,545) switches leatherette upholstery in for cloth; adds power adjusters to the driver's seat and heaters to both front seats; and includes navigation and an upgraded stereo with Bose speakers and SiriusXM reception.

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s Touring

The s Touring ($24,795) bolts on 18-inch wheels and adds a heads-up speedometer and nav display, and paddle shifters for the automatic transmission.

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s Grand Touring

The s Grand Touring ($24,745) puts real leather on the seating surfaces and adaptive xenon lamps in the headlight housings.

As is for the Mazdas, the list of available options is short. Individual trim levels often have individual packages:

  • The Preferred Equipment Package for the i Sport includes alloy wheels and blind-spot monitors and some upgraded trim
  • The Popular Equipment Package for the i Touring features dual-zone climate control and the upgraded sound system.
  • The Technology Package for the s Grand Touring adds the i-ELOOP capacitor-based regenerative braking system, radar cruise control and forward obstruction sensing, and a lane-departure warning system.
  • An Appearance Package, which fastens several aerodynamically-influenced trim pieces around the bodywork is available across the board, as are rear parking sensors.
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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 155 HP / 150 ft.lbs.
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: 6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
29 / 41 / 34 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 155 HP / 150 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
29 / 41 / 34 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
13.2 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.4 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
96 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
180.3 "
Exterior Width
70.7 "
Exterior Height
57.3 "
Front Headroom
38.6 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Legroom
42.2 "
Rear Legroom
35.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.4 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,869 Lbs. / 2,930 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
16.0 " Steel / 16.0 " Silver Aluminum / 16.0 " Gray Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone / Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote / Dual Power Remote Heated
Grille Moldings
Black W/chrome Accents
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Cloth / Premium Cloth
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm/hd, Seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

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